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by jennifer gavin with the library of congress. happy anniversary. >> thank you very much. good morning to you. we are very, very excited about this being ten years that we have been on the national mall and bringing this to the people. >> tell us about the people who are coming to this mall, the special authors you have attracting hundreds of thousands of people. >> we are going to be having 77 authors total. and they include such luminaries as johnathon franzen, jane smiley. a big lineup of authors who write for young people and children, and of course many activities also so that people from the whole family can come and spend an interesting day here. >> it's a great time for family and everyone there, but what's the overall purpose of the festival? >> it is to promote the love of books and reading and literacy sly. of course we are preaching to the choir here a bit but with our children's activities, particularly, we are proud to be able to say that we probably have some young people at the festival this year who grew up with us. >> you know, jennifer, i have lead that people in places not
to help to pay the bills. bruce leshan looks a some options. >> one, two, three. >> reporter: jennifer has a full-time job as a manager of a downtown office building but she has taken a second job as a baby-sitter. >> it's been great. it has been a great opportunity for me to be able to continue to do what i love to do, which is baby-sitter. >> want me to hold it? >> reporter: he uses the website seekingsitters.com which connects her with parents looking for someone to watch their children. the american university business school graduate is among the 7 million people in the country working two or more jobs. >> in this economy, it is tough and it's nice to have a little extra money. >> seekingdust sitters dc franchise owner got in to the business because of her family's trouble with the economy. >> my his ban was laid off earlier this year and we decided if we are going to do this we do this now. >> reporter: while corporate pretax profits are surged $400 billion since the depth of the recession, wages and employment have failed to keep pace. >> happy labor day. >> reporter: for a lot of u
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